AsiaWATCH

Mekong Drought

PHNOM PENH – As the monsoon gets underway across Indochina, farmers and fishermen are praying for rain after a lengthy drought — aggravated by climate change and dam construction.  This year the Mekong River has seen […]

AsiaWATCH

Cambodian Leadership

PHNOM PENH – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has groomed his eldest son as a potential successor ever since that son, Hun Manet, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point almost 20 years […]

Foreign Correspondence

Podcast: Marissa Carruthers

Marissa Carruthers is a British journalist who spent 10 years working on newspapers in England before moving to Cambodia in 2012. Since then she has edited various publications in Cambodia and contributed to many regional […]

Foreign Correspondence

Podcast: Marcus Hardtke

Marcus Hardtke graduated in environmental law before moving from his native Germany to Southeast Asia where he has earned a non-nonsense reputation when dealing with illegal trading in wildlife and timber more than 25 years […]

AsiaWATCH

Reclaim Angkor

SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA – The new coronavirus has left its mark on Angkor Wat, the world’s top tourist attraction. Foreign visitors are rare, the elephants are being rehoused and local businesses have gone bankrupt, but […]